Reports & Briefing Papers

This section features reports and briefing papers issued by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and its partners. For statements and press releases, go here.

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA) prepared this most recent update on Uzbekistan for...

Today IPHR released the results of a joint investigation into the heavy-handed government response to peaceful protests across Belarus in February-March 2017. The report,...

This update for the CIVICUS Monitor, prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Legal Prosperity Foundation (LPF) provides information on developments...

The human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Tajikistan are often egregiously abused, although consensual homosexual relations between adults were...

This update has been prepared for the CIVICUS Monitor by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and its partners in Tajikistan, Nota Bene and...

In the framework of the joint EU-funded project, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) assisted SOVA Center for Information and Analyses with the preparation...

Following a spate of attacks, harassment and prosecutions Kazakhstan's embattled civil society continues to be targetted for exercising fundamental rights. A recent court ruling...

A new briefing paper prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Legal Prosperity Foundation (LPF) draws attention to the worsening climate...

Following its March 2017 review of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Human Rights Committee - a key international human rights body – adopted conclusions and...

Today International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR, Belgium released preliminary findings of a joint investigation into the heavy-handed government response to peaceful protests across...

A joint international election observation mission launched by the International Elections Study Center, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, International Partnership for Human Rights and the...

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will review the implementation of the corresponding convention in Turkmenistan on 30 November-1 December...

Today the EU will hold the eighth round of its annual Human Rights Dialogue with Kazakhstan in Brussels. This meeting comes at a time...

At its current session in Geneva, on 21-22 November 2016, the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) will examine the situation in Turkmenistan. The Committee...

The death of former President Islam Karimov has led to a period of political transition in Uzbekistan. However, the profound disregard for fundamental rights...

A new report published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) documents evidence of international crimes and violations of fundamental rights taking place on...

A new report published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) today provides chilling first-hand accounts of police violence during July 2016 protests in...

On 17 July 2016 an armed group of representatives of the opposition group “Daredevils of Sassoun” occupied Erebuni district police station in southern Yerevan,...

A new policy brief prepared by the SOVA Center for Information and Analyses and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) surveys developments with respect...

This week the UN Human Rights Committee will begin its second review of Turkmenistan’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights...

A new report highlights ongoing and increasing efforts by the authorities in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan to stifle dissent and pluralism as part of...

A new report published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) highlights the abuse of the criminal justice system during the current unprecedented civil...

The annual EU-Kazakhstan Human Rights Dialogue is scheduled to take place in Astana on 26 November 2015. Together with Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human...

On the occasion of the ninth round of the EU-Uzbekistan Human Rights Dialogues to be held in Tashkent on 24 November 2015, the Association...

At its session in Geneva this week, the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) will review Azerbaijan’s fourth periodic report about its implementation of the...

Briefing for human rights seminar organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 22-23 October 2015 As...

Briefing for human rights seminar organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 22-23 October 2015 This...

As part of a joint project, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) has assisted the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis with the preparation...

A new comprehensive report published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) presents compelling evidence of violations of international humanitarian law and international criminal...

Next spring Tajikistan’s human rights record will be assessed for the second time in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) has prepared an annual report about the work of the organization in 2014. The report can be downloaded...

This week, on 12 November 2014, a new round of the annual EU-Kazakhstan Human Rights Dialogue is scheduled to take place in Brussels. International...

A new report based on monitoring conducted by Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law, Nota Bene (Tajikistan) and Turkmen Initiative for Human...

A new monitoring report, which has been prepared in the framework of a joint project implemented by three Central Asian NGOs and one Brussels-based...

With the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child set to begin its review of Turkmenistan today, Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR)...

A new report entitled “The Judicial Dimension of the NGO crackdown – The Application of the Foreign Agents Act by Russian Courts” summarizes the findings of...

Brussels, 28 May 2014. International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), a Brussels based NGO, has released a report documenting the challenges and experiences of those...

Regional Workshop on Implementing Human Dimension Commitments and Enhancing the Role of Civil Society in the Work of the OSCE, Dushanbe (Tajikistan), 20-21 May...

Regional Workshop on Implementing Human Dimension Commitments and Enhancing the Role of Civil Society in the Work of the OSCE, Dushanbe (Tajikistan), 20-21 May...

A new policy paper published by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, an IPHR partner organization, discusses the failure to investigate the crimes of the Russian-Georgian war of...

This week the EU will hold a new round of its human rights dialogue with Kazakhstan to take stock of developments since the last...

Ahead of the new round of the EU’s Human Rights Dialogue with Uzbekistan, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the International Human Rights...

The Civic Solidarity Platform, a human rights NGO coalition of which International Partnership for Human Rights is a member, has published a new policy brief analysing...

International Partnership for Human Rights is coordinating a Civil Solidarity Platform initiative to monitor trials against NGOs in cases initiated under the 2012 "foreign agents" law...

A new report by the Civic Solidarity Platform assesses the human rights dimension of the July 2012 special security operation in Tajikistan’s Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (GBAO),...

Russia’s record of racial discrimination is up for review by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On Thursday 14 and Friday...

IPHR's Russian partner organisations the Anti-Discrimination Centre Memorial and the SOVA Centre for Information and Analysis are engaged in efforts to defend basic rights...

The Initiative Group of Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan, International Partnership for Human Rights and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee have prepared a joint...

This month it is five years since the adoption of the EU Strategy for a new Partnership with Central Asia, which provides a framework...

Brussels, The Hague, Vienna, Almaty, Tashkent 7 March 2012. A new 36-page report published today by a coalition of five human rights groups from Europe and...

At its 104th session on 12-30 March 2012, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will review Turkmenistan’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and...

Brussels 28 November 2011. A briefing paper issued today by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and four partner organizations highlights problems of censorship and control of...

Almaty, Brussels, 18 October 2011. A briefing note published today by Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law and International Partnership for Human...

Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) have...

Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights, International Partnership for Human Rights and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee have submitted a contribution to this year's EU-Turkmenistan Human...

With assistance of IPHR and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, the Initiative Group of Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan has submitted a contribution to...

The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights, an IPHR partner organization, has submitted comments to the UN Human Rights Committee in advance of the first-ever review of Turkmenistan...

Brussels 23 November 2010. The International Legal Initiative (Almaty), the Women's Resource  Centre (Shymkant) and the International Partnership for Human Rights (Brussels) today released a report that analyzes...

Brussels 12 July 2010. The Initiative Group of Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan and the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) today presented...

The Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG) and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) today published a report examining the impact of the so-called Russian NGO law,...